TABLE 1 

Geographic origins of A. fumigatus isolates used in this study

StrainOriginSource
Lab “wild-type” strains
    AF293Lung biopsy specimen of neutropenic IPA patientDavid Denning Laboratory
    CEA10 (CBS144.89)Patient with IPACBS-KNAW Fungal Biodiversity Centre
Environmental isolates
    47-4 (AF250, FA210)Salford Hope Hospital, Manchester, UKPaul Dyer, Nottingham, UK
    47-10 (AF221)Sawmill wood, New ZealandPaul Dyer, Nottingham, UK
    47–57 (AFIR957)Air sample, Dublin, IrelandPaul Dyer, Nottingham, UK
    W72310SputumMemorial Sloan Kettering, NY, USA
    47-7 (AF217)Sawmill, SwedenPaul Dyer, Nottingham, UK
    47-9 (AF70)Air sample, NJ, USAPaul Dyer, Nottingham, UK
    47-60 (AFRB3)Air samples, Dublin, IrelandPaul Dyer, Nottingham, UK
    08-19-02-10 (02-10)Netherlands, NijmegenDarius Armstrong, Imperial College London, London, UKa
    08-19-02-30 (02-30)Netherlands, BerghemDarius Armstrong, Imperial College London, London, UKa
    8-19-02-46 (02-46)Netherlands, NijmegenDarius Armstrong, Imperial College London, London, UKa
Clinical isolates
    M35662Lung biopsy specimenbMemorial Sloan Kettering, NY, USA
    F78107Lung biopsy specimenbMemorial Sloan Kettering, NY, USA
    F30186Bronchial washMemorial Sloan Kettering, NY, USA
    W73763Bronchial washMemorial Sloan Kettering, NY, USA
  • a See reference 75 for information on this Netherlands strain.

  • b These are proven invasive aspergillosis based on modified EORTC criteria.